Intermittent Fasting And Athletic Performance

By Lindsey Esposito, MS, RD, CSSD Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA) Member Fad diets have taken over the nutrition industry, many of which promise quick weight loss or set guidelines that are not sustainable. One that has become increasingly more popular because of recommendations from doctors or endorsements by celebrities and athletes is intermittent fasting. Fasting is described as a voluntary or involuntary abstention from food, with food restriction being either partial or total. Water consumption may or may not be included depending on the type of fasting. The premise of intermittent fasting is to curve hunger, resulting in a restriction of calories due to a shorter feeding window. Some early studies have found promising results, including behaviors …

2020 CSCCa National Conference & 20th Anniversary Celebration

Mark your calendars now and please plan to attend and help us celebrate the CSCCa’s 20th anniversary at the 2020 CSCCa National Conference. The National Conference will be held at the Walt Disney World Coronado Springs Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The dates of the conference are Wednesday, May 6, through Friday, May 8, 2020.